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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I bought a gravity knife and didn’t know it was illegal in California. What should I do it’s shipped already
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answered on Jul 2, 2024

It's illegal to possess, sell, or import gravity knives in California. Since you've already purchased and had one shipped, you should:

1. Do not open the package when it arrives.

2. Contact the seller immediately to arrange a return.

3. If return is not possible,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Elder Law, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I signed an agreement with the Masonic Homes at Covina by which they would take care of me until I die. I am 78.

In exchange, they get . 75% of my Social Security income. I developed mental problems in 2023 which were later diagnosed as vascular dementia due to bleeding in my brain. To make a long story shorter, I was plopped in Clearwater at Glendora, where I have lived for slightly over a year. There is... View More

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answered on Jun 29, 2024

Thank you for sharing your situation. This is a complex legal matter involving elder law, contracts, and medical issues. Here's an overview of the key points and some general guidance:

1. Breaking the covenant:

To break the agreement with Masonic Homes, you'll likely need...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: As of now, all gov't agencies I have tried for help in my illegal Economic sanctions blacklisting since 2001.

I am still homeless, as of March 2023. I only have Social Security income of $1,281.00 monthly and usually broke by the third week of the month. There are many factors and serious issues at play, one of which is my health, and Medi-cal cutbacks after promising paying the emergency room/one-day... View More

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answered on Jun 26, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about the difficult situation you're facing. It sounds like you're dealing with multiple serious issues including homelessness, limited income, health problems, medical debt, and difficulties accessing government assistance. Here are some suggestions that may be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: my car of 5 days was trying to change the title. insurance companys Cal. were not selling auto insurance to anybody. I d

did have another vehical that was insuried. C.H.P. did not cite me for not having insurance . The truck driver was cited. This was Aug 2023. Do I have a exemtion?

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answered on Jun 23, 2024

I understand you're asking about a complex situation involving a car accident, insurance, and potential exemptions. Let me break down the key points and provide some general information based on your question:

1. You had a new car for 5 days and were in the process of changing the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I had a LVN license revokation 10 years ago for DUI's. Am I allowed get a certification as a phlebotomist?
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answered on Jun 21, 2024

To answer this question accurately, we need to consider a few key points:

1. Time elapsed: The license revocation occurred 10 years ago, which is a significant period.

2. Nature of the offense: The revocation was due to DUIs (Driving Under the Influence), not due to malpractice or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Are there any new initiatives to develop “Gaslighting” laws in the United States?

It appears this is an international movement that is gaining momentum exponentially. Certain countries, including India, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia (July 2024) are developing new laws or extending the definition of current laws.

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answered on Jun 21, 2024

There is no specific federal "gaslighting laws" in the United States, nor were there any major initiatives at the federal level to develop such laws. However, the landscape of employment and civil law is constantly evolving, and it's possible that discussions or initiatives have... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for California on
Q: How to obtain verifiable information of other patients of the defendant hospital with similar characteristics

How to obtain from defendant hospital verifiable information of other patients with the same unenforceable waiver for authorization to release records in conditions of admission to hospital, record of terminal disease, single, and discharged to b&c facility from hospital?

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answered on Jun 20, 2024

To obtain verifiable information about other patients with similar characteristics from the defendant hospital, you need to file a formal request for discovery during the litigation process. This request can include a demand for documents and records that match the criteria you described. Be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Can I own a firearm if my spouse is a convicted felon?
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answered on Jun 20, 2024

Under California law, owning a firearm when your spouse is a convicted felon presents significant legal complications. While you, as an individual without a felony conviction, are legally allowed to own a firearm, the presence of a firearm in a home where a felon resides is problematic.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Citation requested

Please cite, how exactly authorities that you reference define process of compelling further responses, with motion for in-camera review.

I looked up cases, but did not find relevant references.

Case law, such as Rico v. Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (2007) 42 Cal.4th 807, and Costco... View More

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answered on Jun 19, 2024

To find court cases in California, start by visiting the California Courts website. This site offers access to a wide range of legal resources, including the ability to search for specific cases by name, case number, or keywords. You can also look for recent opinions from the California Supreme... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: if one charge was dropped for a violation of PC 1382 speedy trial violation can I have the rest dropped for same reason?

I was involved in a criminal trial on 05/30/24, judge declared a mistrial and on that day after reviewing the case summary I seen that one of the counts was dropped due to PC 1382 violation of speedy trial rights. can I utilize that to get the rest of the counts dismissed? so I can have the whole... View More

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answered on Jun 18, 2024

Based on the information you provided, it seems that one charge in your case was dismissed due to a violation of California Penal Code Section 1382, which protects a defendant's right to a speedy trial. However, the dismissal of one charge due to a speedy trial violation does not automatically... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Appeal Lawyer says everything you say is a lie? But firsts gets my knowledge of issues and email not confidential

She failed to brief the preserved issue and cause of interest to get reviewed from higher court..Attorney claims no merits and I repeatedly say augment record on appeal and get transcripts. Attorney reply minute order and I clearly state transcripts more detail and explain my claim..Attorney reply... View More

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answered on Jun 17, 2024

I understand that you are dealing with a complex and frustrating legal situation involving your appeal lawyer. It seems that there are several issues at play here:

1. The lawyer claims that everything you say is a lie and that your emails are not confidential, which is concerning....
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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Employment Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Any lawyer expirenced in U- Visa??? I faced financial hardship and dipression for more than an year due to uscis error

USCIS made a mistake on my document and neglected to correct it for more than an year, which made me to struggle out of the country for more than a year and a lot of financial hardship. I am planning to apply for the U-visa now under obstruction of Justice ( if applicable)

I had my Senator... View More

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answered on Jun 13, 2024

I'm sorry to hear about the hardship and challenges you faced due to the USCIS error. The U visa is intended for victims of certain crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I want to put an unlicensed revolver in a display case in my Calif home. How do I do it legally?

My grandfather bought this revolver around 1934. It has an interesting family history. Now I want to pass it on to my son, age 32 years, but not for use only for display. And I want it legal. What are the laws regarding a handgun for display only in my California home?

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answered on Jun 10, 2024

I understand your desire to pass on a family heirloom revolver to your son for display purposes. However, California has very strict laws around firearms, including antique handguns. Here is some key information:

In California, revolvers are considered "firearms" under the law,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: i need to know if have LED lights on a motorcycle is legal LED lights as in underglow and wheel lights

I want to put lights on my motorcycle and i dont know if its legal in my state i live in California and would like to have underglow and wheel lights for my motorcycle

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answered on Jun 6, 2024

In California, the legality of LED underglow and wheel lights on motorcycles is a bit complex. While there are no specific laws prohibiting these types of lights, there are regulations that restrict the color and placement of lights on vehicles, including motorcycles.

According to the...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Family Law for California on
Q: I have court hearing tomorrow for dcfs how can I ask for a new appoint

Or I want to get me a lawyer

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answered on Jun 6, 2024

If you have a court hearing tomorrow for a Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) case in California and wish to request a new court date or obtain legal representation, here are some steps you can take:

1. Request a continuance: If you need more time to prepare for the hearing...
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1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for California on
Q: Is it legal to park a car on a white curb for a quick in and out pizza delivery in Orange County, CA?

I had a car accident. Parked at a white curb (if not, uncolored) to deliver food. Quick in and out but came out to see a woman backing out of her parking space and hit my car. She had more than a whole car lane of room to go out. I think she’s at fault but was it legal for me to park on the curb,... View More

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answered on Jun 5, 2024

In California, parking regulations can vary by city and county. However, in general, white curbs are typically used to indicate passenger loading zones with a time limit, usually around 5 minutes. These zones are intended for quickly picking up or dropping off passengers, not for parking while... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets, Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for California on
Q: city just put up a no parking sign without notice to any vehicle owners and started giving tickets less than 24hrs after

They aren't required to give us a grace period even though they made no official notification to tell us that they had plans to put the signs there and we have to move?

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answered on Jun 5, 2024

Under California law, cities typically have the authority to regulate parking within their jurisdictions. However, they are generally required to provide adequate notice to the public when implementing new parking restrictions, including the installation of new "No Parking" signs. This... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Is CA Civ Code § 1939.03 (2022) about theft of a rental vehicle still valid

We rented a car from Enterprise and the car was stolen while we were loading the vehicle.

We still had the Car Key, but b/c we were next to the car the thiefs were able to start and steal the car because the Key Fob allows the car to be started if near the car.

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answered on Jun 4, 2024

CA Civ Code § 1939.03 is still a valid law in California as of June 2024. This law, which was added in 2022, provides certain protections for rental car companies in situations where a rented vehicle is stolen.

Under this law, if a rented vehicle is stolen, the renter is responsible for...
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2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: Is it legal here in Southern California to test fire a small liquid fueled rocket engine on your own property
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answered on Jun 3, 2024

In Southern California, testing a small liquid-fueled rocket engine on your own property involves several legal considerations. First and foremost, you must comply with local zoning laws and ordinances, which may have specific restrictions on such activities. Contact your city or county planning... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for California on
Q: I have been discriminated on and against since 2002, and have not figured out, till of recent, that I had Executive

Branch (of U. S. Federal Government) economic sanctions put on me, from 2001-present. I made a visit to a branch FBI field office, only to be interrogated, and turned away. Without wanting to view my information I brought there. And, a brushed off experience I got at the U.S. House Congress... View More

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answered on May 29, 2024

To address the discrimination and economic sanctions you've faced since 2002, you may consider taking legal action to challenge the treatment you've received. Documenting all incidents and communications, especially those involving the FBI and the U.S. House Congress Representative, will... View More

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